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...additional physics...

 

free simulations, worksheets, videos, images, animations and more.

 

Additional Physics

Unit 1

 

 

 

Covers ideas about speed, acceleration, motion graphs, balanced and unbalanced forces, terminal velocity, stopping distances, car safety features and more.

 

 
 

Additional Physics

Unit 2

 

 

 

Covers ideas about kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, momentum, work, and more.

 

 

Additional Physics

Unit 3

 

 

Covers ideas about  static and current electricity, electric fields, semiconductors, mains electricity and more.

 

 
 

Additional Physics

Unit 4

 

 

 

Covers ideas about atomic structure, nuclear decay equations, half-life calculations, fission and fusion, and more.

 
 

Additional Physics

Exam spec

 

Exam specification

 

Additional physics is studied by all students taking double or triple science.

 

Details of the course content can be seen on pages 46 - 77 of the exam specification.

 

 
 

Additional Physics

Past papers

 

 

Past papers and mark schemes for all modules.  Over 100 past papers available.

 

A formula sheet covering some useful formulae used in the course can be found here.

 

 

 

Topic

Section

Notes

Forces & Motion

Speed - concepts, units and calculations

 

 

Acceleration - concepts, units and calculations

 

 

Motion Graphs I - Distance/time graphs

 

 

Motion Graphs II - Speed/time graphs

 

 

Resultant Forces I - Balanced, unbalanced forces and resultant forces. 

 

 

Resultant Forces II - Forces affecting motion

 

 

Newton's Laws - Force, mass, acceleration

 

 

Mass and weight

 

 

Terminal Speed Extended writing opportunity

 

   

 

Energy & Momentum

Mock Exams revision list

 

 

Work done

 

 

Kinetic and potential energy

 

 

Physics of transport

 

Test 1

The test paper covers the content from the topics of "forces and motion" and "energy and momentum".  Teachers can download the test here.

 

   

 

Electricity

Voltage and current measurement

 

 

Resistance

 

 

IV graphs

 

 

Mains Electricity

 

 

Fuses and circuit breakers Extended writing opportunity

 

 

Test - Electricity

 

   

 

Radioactivity

Nature of radioactivity

 

 

Background radiation

 

 

Radon in homes

 

 

Medical uses of radioactivity

 

 

Half Life

 

 

Uses of radioactivity

 

 

Problems with radioactive waste

 

   

 

 

Revision